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More GM Recalls: Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC Sierra, Yukon
More GM Recalls: Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC Sierra, Yukon

Last week, we told you about a recall of the 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze, which has unfortunately been stung by the Takata airbag bug afflicting more than ten million vehicles around the globe. But that's just one of the most recent recalls issued by General Motors. Here are the other three: RECALL...Read More»

2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is
BMW Recalls More Than 156,000 Six-Cylinder Cars

BMW is recalling some vehicles manufactured from 2010-2012. More than 156,000 vehicles equipped with in-line six-cylinder engines have aluminum bolts on their cam-timing system's housing that could break. Vehicles involved include the following: 1-Series coupes and convertibles, manufactured from...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
GM Recalls 2014 Chevy Malibu For Brake Update

GM's latest vehicle recall affects 2014 Chevy Malibu sedans equipped with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and stop/start technology. On affected Malibus, the brakes can lose vacuum assist when the engine is stopped by the start-stop technology. This results in loss of hydraulic pressure to the...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Spark, Catskill Mountains, Apr 2014
2014 Chevy Spark TSB Fixes Pistons, Transmission Mounts

GM is conducting a couple of service campaigns on select 2014 Chevy Sparks for noisy engines and broken transmission mounts. The first service campaign addresses a potential knocks, ticks, and rattles coming from the engine, as well as sluggish performance. The cause has been narrowed down to a...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Cruze RS
2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze Recalled For Faulty Airbags Made By Takata

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Chevrolet Cruze. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from a faulty driver-side airbag. Sound familiar? It should. Over the past year, automakers around the world have...Read More»

2014 Subaru Outback
Squealing On 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy, Outback Gets A Free Fix

Subaru will solve a squealing noise on some of its Outback wagons and Legacy sedans, by replacing the vehicles' serpentine belts. Only those 2013-2014 Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with 2.5-liter four-cylinder engines are involved in the service action. Those vehicles may be afflicted with a...Read More»

2014 Ford Taurus
Ford To Fix Smoky Engines On Explorer, Taurus, Flex, MKS, MKT

Ford has issued a service bulletin for some of its popular large vehicles for a problem with ventilation of smoke. The affected vehicles include the 2010-2014 Ford Flex and Taurus; the 2013 - 2014 Explorer; and the 2010-2014 Lincoln MKS and MKT. Only vehicles with the turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 are...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series 325Ci
BMW, Chrysler, Ford Vehicles Join Long List Of Airbag-Related Recalls

Yesterday, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan added nearly three million vehicles to a growing list of cars recalled for faulty airbags. (For those keeping score at home, that brought the worldwide total to about 10.5 million.) The airbags were made by Takata in the early 2000s and contain a faulty...Read More»

2005 Honda CR-V SE
Honda, Mazda, Nissan Add Nearly 3 Million Vehicles To Massive Takata Airbag Recall [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below Earlier this month, we told you about a massive recall of 844,277 Toyota, Lexus, and Pontiac vehicles from model years 2002-2004. Today, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan are recalling nearly three million vehicles for the same problem. All of those recalls stem from faulty airbag systems...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
2011-2013 Ford Explorer Recalled For Steering Gear Glitch

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2011-2013 Explorer SUVs for a steering problem. On affected vehicles, the power steering may revert to manual steering due to the power steering control module detecting a motor position sensor failure. This is a safety default built into the system, should the...Read More»

2008 Toyota Tacoma
2005-2008 Toyota Tacoma Could Have Frame Rust, May Get Free Fix

Toyota has launched a limited service campaign for some 2005-2008 Toyota Tacomas currently registered in salt-belt-states due to rusting frames. Toyota has received multiple reports of Tacoma frames exhibiting "more-than-normal" corrosion. WATCH: 2014 Toyota Avalon Video Road Test On affected...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Cruze
2013-2014 Chevy Cruze Recall Fixes Fragile Axle Shafts

GM is recalling certain 2013-2014 Chevy Cruze sedans equipped with 1.4-liter turbocharged engines with both manual and automatic transmissions for problems with axle shafts. On some vehicles, the right front axle shaft may not have been manufactured to specification, and could fracture and...Read More»

2013 Honda Civic  -  GOOD in IIHS small overlap frontal test
2006-2013 Honda Civics Will Get Extended Paint Warranty

Honda says it will extend the warranty coverage on some of its 2006-2013 Honda Civic sedans and coupes, for problems with chalking and cracking. The paint warranty of some of the Civic's available paint colors will now be 7 years with no mileage limit. Honda says on affected vehicles, the paint on...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
Some 2011-2014 Subarus To Get New Piston Rings

Subaru will replace the piston rings on some 2011-2014 Outback, Forester, and XV Crosstrek crossovers, and Impreza and Legacy sedans, due to a problem with excessive oil consumption. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You Really Drive? On some of these vehicles, Subaru has found unanticipated wear of the...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Volt
2012-2013 Chevy Volt Gets Free Fix For Battery Cooling

GM will offer a free service to owners of 2012-2013 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles, to resolve an issue with battery coolant. Some Volts were not filled with the proper amount of coolant in the Rechargeable Energy Storage System (RESS)--their propulsion batteries--due to air...Read More»

2004 Ford Escape XLT
2001-2004 Ford Escape Recalled for Rust

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2001-2004 Escape crossovers operated in salt-belt-states due to a condition that develops from prolonged exposure to road salt. In affected vehicles, the forward attachment of the car's lower control arm can separate from the front subframe due to corrosion. ALSO...Read More»

GM recalls for 2014 as of 6-17-14
GM Recalls 3.5 Million Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC Vehicles For Ignition Switch & Other Flaws

General Motors has issued six new recalls to address a range of flaws in more than 3.5 million vehicles worldwide. Included in that number are nearly 3.4 million Buicks, Cadillacs, and Chevrolets that may suffer from an ignition switch problem similar to the one that's kept GM in the headlines...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
2011-2013 Kia Sorento Stalling Will Get Factory Fix

Kia has issued a service bulletin to fix Sorento crossovers with a stalling problem. Kia has found that some 2011-2013 Sorento crossovers manufactured during certain dates can, under certain operating conditions, stall when coming to a stop. Typically the engine can be restarted immediately, but it...Read More»

2014 Ford Taurus
2010-2014 Taurus and 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans Recalled

Ford is recalling certain 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles along with 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans that are being operated in salt-belt-states due to corrosion in the license plate lamp. When corrosion sets up, it can short-circuit the lamp assembly, causing a fire. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You...Read More»

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